Central boys run past West
Brett Hanson tallied 24 points and Mike Plentzas added 18 points to lead unbeaten Manchester Central to a 72-49 victory over Manchester West in a Division I boys' basketball contest at the Charles Quinn Gym Tuesday.
Central (7-0) led 32-22 at halftime. West closed the gap to five in the fourth period before Central pulled away. Hanson and Plentzas combined for 12 of Central's 22 points in the final eight minutes. Joey Martin had 12 points in the win and Jon Martin added eight. Richard Shout led West (1-6) with 10 points.
Moultonborough 55, Inter-Lakes 34: At Moultonborough, revenge was sweet for Moultonborough on Tuesday, A week after suffering a heart-breaking two-point game to the Division III Lakers, the Division IV Panthers (4-3), behind 16 points and 11 rebounds from Aaron Davis, led 15-5 after the first quarter and 29-18 at halftime. In the win, Riley Swedberg had 13 points, six boards and five assists. Tristan Price added 10 points and six boards. Johnny McClay chipped in six boards and five assists.
Bow 43, Hillsboro-Deering 13: At Hillsborough, eight Bow players scored in the victory, led by senior Maddie Horner with 10 points and 13 rebounds. Freshman Abbey Horner, Maddie's sister, finished with six points and nine rebounds. Ashlie Tucker tossed in seven points and Kirsten Bresson had six points, five rebounds and three steals.
Pinkerton Academy of Derry competed against Souhegan, Hollis-Brookline and Bishop Guertin at Merrimack Ten Pin Saturday. The Astros scored a standard two-game total of 1,700 to earn the top seed for the Baker match.
Michael Komisarek rolled games of 138 and 167, Whitney Leyland scored a game of 198 and 198, Jordan Caux managed a 156 and 165, David Pierson scored 169 and 159 and anchor bowler Raina Stobbs scored a 174 and 181.
Pinkerton faced fourth seed Bishop Guertin in round one of Baker, winning dropping the first game148-140 before recovering to win game two 147-96 and game three 184-148. In the second round, the Astros defeated Hollis-Brookline two out of three, winning 186-133, losing game two 152-143 and then taking the third game 173-124.
Souhegan of Amherst postponed the boys' and girls' basketball games against Pembroke Tuesday due to the impending snowstorm.
The Souhegan girls' hockey game with St. Thomas-Dover was also postponed. Makeup dates were not announced.
Mascenic Regional of New Ipswich postponed both its girls' and boys' basketball games with Hinsdale. Makeup dates were not announced.
The girls' basketball game between Newmarket and Epping was postponed and will be played tonight at 7 p.m. at Epping.